Then: Yub.com was a hub for social shopping—finding others who want to shop together, alone, online. Started circa 2005.
Now: While the site was still functional, numerous attempts to find humans yielded no results. Seems that people don’t want to shop socially, just drunk.
Then: Like a virtual AA, SoberCircle was launched in 2008 to help recovering addicts meet.
Now: In a fairly common fate for many niche networks, SoberCircle was overtaken by a similar site, OneRecovery —although a visit to OneRecovery showed that it was becoming a more general OneHealth.
- The public's mistrust of Trump might be especially dangerous in a catastrophe rooted in science — like an asteroid or the next Ebola.
- Thousands of people hit the streets on Saturday to participate in the People's Climate March, a protest against Trump's environmental policies.
- Turkey's government has blocked users in the country from visiting Wikipedia in yet another crackdown on free speech.
- Will Ferrell showed up to a special taping of Samantha Bee's "Not The White House Correspondents Dinner" as George W. Bush.